We’re a Blue Manatee Char-atee (Charity)

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Special Benefits for Cool Customers!

Blue Manatee is encouraging customers to “buy local and share the love” with their blue manatee:humanatee cool customer card.  Cool customers receive immediate ‘thank you’ goodies including a discount code for blue manatee boxes  followed by a wealth of family-friendly benefits, including discounts, rebates, special invites, and more.  Each family member even gets a free manatee cookie and ‘just right’ beverage on their birthday.  And 1% of annual sales…

Shop at Saks in February & Benefit the Zoo

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February 1 to 29, 2012, Saks Fifth Avenue will give 5% of all registered purchases made with a Saks Fifth Avenue credit card back to charity. The donations will benefit certain local organizations, including The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, keeping support within each Saks Fifth Avenue store’s immediate community. “Saks Fifth Avenue is committed to our local communities. We appreciate our customers’ charitable involvement and look forward to giving back locally with this exciting and newly implemented national program,”…

Vote for Most Creative Cell Phone Collection Campaign

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The Cincinnati Zoo’s Project Saving Species and The Gorilla Glue Company have teamed up to create a national competition called the Go Bananas Challenge!, which ends January 16! The competition challenges schools and scout groups, across the country, to Answer the Call, and create campaigns to collect and recycle cell phones to help save gorillas.

The group that collects the most cell phones will be awarded the grand prize of $4,000 and the group with the most creative…

Happy ZOO Year at the Cincinnati Zoo

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Enjoy a kid-friendly, Early Countdown Before the Ball Drops

Who:  Guests are invited to ring in the New Year at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. “Party Animals” of all ages invited to celebrate the 3rd annual Happy ZOO Year. This New Years bash will take place at the Zoo on Saturday, December 31 from 5:00-9:00 p.m.

New Years activities will include shows of…

Calling All Schools and Scout Groups – Help Save Gorillas and Win $5,000

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The Cincinnati Zoo’s Project Saving Species and The Gorilla Glue Company have teamed up to create a national competition called the Go Bananas Challenge!, which kicks off today! The competition challenges schools and scout groups, across the country, to Answer the Call, and create campaigns to collect and recycle cell phones to help save gorillas.

Cell phones contain an ore called coltan. And one of the only places in the world where this ore can be found is…

Cincinnati Zoo Recognized for Significant Achievement In Green Practices

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Silver Spring, Maryland (October 4, 2011) – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden has been recognized for its Significant Achievement in the newly established Green Award for its outstanding environmental consciousness and institutional green practices.

The Green Award recognizes programs that exist institution-wide to reduce the environmental impact of the organization from a business operations standpoint.

“The Cincinnati Zoo recognizes that how it operates its facilities is an important…

Foot Stompin’ Fun – ZooGrass Festival

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Live Bluegrass Music and Lumberjack Show Featured at ZooGrass Festival

CINCINNATI, OH – On Saturday, October 1, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden will welcome the autumn foliage with its first ZooGrass Festival!  Guests will enjoy foot-stompin’, hand-clappin’ Bluegrass music from the tri-state’s favorite bands along with Hank Peter’s Lumberjack Show, delicious Fall fare and handmade crafts, all set in the Zoo’s beautiful autumn gardens.

The Wild Carrot and the…

Celebrate HallZOOween at the Cincinnati Zoo!

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HallZOOween, Presented by Frisch’s Big Boy, October 8-9, 15-16 & 22-23

 

CINCINNATI – Calling all little ghouls and boys, don’t miss HallZOOween, presented by Frisch’s Big Boy, October 8-9, 15-16 & 22-23, from Noon – 5 p.m. at the Cincinnati Zoo & BOO-tanical Garden.  Children (12 and under) are encouraged to dress up in their wildest costumes and fill up their goodie bag as they trick-or-treat through the Zoo. Help the Zoo Go Green and bring your own…

Plant Trials Day at the Cincinnati Zoo

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CINCINNATI, OH-  The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Horticulture Department is excited to announce the 1st annual Plant Trials Day at the Zoo! The event, which will take place on Thursday, September 1st, from 8am to 5pm, will invite guests to attend seminars and information sessions hosted by a variety of world-renowned industry professional speakers, followed by a reception from 5pm to 6pm. All those attending will be invited to participate in the discussions as well mingle and bid on…